What jobs can you get with an associate's degree in criminal justice?
A CJ degree is too general. It will help you if you already have
a particular job in the CJ firld, and you need resume' bait for job
promotion. try finding a specialty such as probation or
corrections, then supplement it with a CJ associates
- Police officer
You have to have a 4 year degree to do any FBI work.
Special Police Officer
Juvenile Detention Officer
Loss Prevention Officer
Due to the increase in the competition, assocites degree are not as valuable as they used to be. However one can get good jobs in some particular fields if they have an associates degree. One good example is associates in criminal justice. Many computer networking can also accept people with associates.
There are many positions one can get with an associates degree in Criminal Justice, provided they have the skill and the drive. I work in the New York Distric Attorney's Office and can tell you that many of our employees went no higher than getting their associates degree due to financial constraints or other limiting factors. Yet, because of their dedication to their city and their job they are nonetheless extremely useful, productive individuals. They…
This depends on what employment you seek. Many police departments now seek applicants that have a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice. A criminal justice degree would also be a good choice for a career in Corrections. Corrections would be the state/federal prison system or state/federal parole and probation system. These are government jobs and basically do not pay really well. Of course there is opportunity for promotions and advancement, but this would take much time…
There are almost no jobs in any scientific field that you can get with just an associates degree, generally you need at least a masters degree to get these jobs. Perhaps you could qualify to work as an equipment maintenance technician in a scientific lab. You would not be doing any "science", just keeping the equipment the scientists use working.
Criminal Justice can be broken up into three major fields. These include Police, Corrections and Law. With a degree in Criminal Justice you can go on to become a police officer for the city or go on to federal jobs which include all other variations of law enforcement, including FBI, DEA, CIA etc. With corrections you can go on to pursue a career in the field of the penal system including a prison guard to…
This is a vague question but I will help as best as I can. With an associates degree you open your possibilities to so many options but specifying your associates degree is what counts. You can get an associates in practical science or an associates in business, arts, science*. All these have different pathways and the more and more you specify what you want, the better outlook you will have on career choices.
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What is the difference between an associates in science degree and an associates in applied science degree in nursing?
An Associates in Science degree is a more general education degree, including more humanities and general sciences. An Associate in Applied Science, nursing or otherwise, is a more targeted degree for that profession. A "regular" associates degree is more transferrable to a Bachelor's degree and more all-purpose (can be applied to several jobs but in a general way), whereas an "applied" degree is more likely to get you a specific job (but no other job).
While any degree will open up more doors of opportunity, the jobs available depends on which field you have the associates degree in. If you are taking an associates as a terminal degree, then you should look into the associates of applied science degree (AAS). The AAS degree is designed as a two year program of study which gives the student all the expertise necessary - in a specific field - to enter the workforce…